6. Be hopeful for a future where the Spirit will break down barriers between people of different ethnic backgrounds.
Let your children know through your words, attitudes, and actions that you believe that God is at work in our world, drawing His people to Himself and making us one in answer to His prayer (John 17:20–26). Yes, there is work to do, but the Spirit of the living God is our partner, our helper, and our power. What we can’t do in our own strength, God can and will do. Pray with your children through John 17 and then talk with them about how your family can live out Jesus’s prayer in your church, school, and neighborhood.
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Shai Linne is a recording artist who has released numerous acclaimed Christian hip-hop albums, including his new release for children, Jesus Kids. He is the author of God Made Me and You: Celebrating God's Design for Ethnic Diversity and coauthor of It Was Good: Making Music to the Glory of God.
After completing a pastoral internship at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC, Linne co-founded Risen Christ Fellowship, an inner-city church in his hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Linne, his wife and three children live in Philadelphia.
Learn more at www.shailinnemusic.com and follow him on Facebook (@ShaiLinne) and Twitter (@ShaiLinne).